"1. Depends, there are so many variables. Like what type of scrap you are processing and how high grade it is. You can make $20 hour collecting sorting and hauling shred, $20 hour taking apart crt's, $50 hour taking apart cars for parts, $100 hour breaking down computer towers, $150 hour sorting and processing high grade escrap
. And it goes on and on."
Agreed. My concern is the average value, not the high-end value. For example, you can certainly make $100 an hour parting out computers. But I want to adjust for the time you use making leads, making calls, stocking shelves, etc, etc. For example, I've made about $650 this past week but I need to adjust that for the amount of hours I work.
For example, I parted out 8 computers in about 45mins and listed the parts on eBay
, craigslist in about an hour. If I only look at that small interval I can say I'm making $400 an hour. However, later I spent 30mins trying to get a high-grade board out of a printer. That's about $1 per hour. Thus, I'm trying to get a real picture of hourly rates.